A military style activity weekend where young people undertake physical and mental challenges working in teams and independently. Tasks are designed to bring young people out of their comfort zones and educate them on positive behaviour and self-discipline. BootCamp enables young people to build personal resilience and tolerance towards their peers and provides the discipline and structure to nurture independence and boost self-confidence.
BootCamp includes: 3-day residential experience (Friday – Sunday)
BootCamp is our foundational offering. Our other programmes are designed to build on learnings from Boot Camp and should be selected on the basis of your group’s needs.
Our range of follow-on Programmes includes:
HEALTHY SEXUAL BEHAVIOUR
MALE & FEMALE
Programme of workshops facilitated by our team of experts to promote healthy sexual behaviours. Workshops provide a safe environment for young people to openly discuss sexual topics; to share opinions and thoughts and explore the consequences of inappropriate sexualised behaviour.
The Programme is designed to raise awareness and support young people to challenge typical gender stereotypes and negative media representations of men and women. Young people will discuss current social perceptions and identify and challenge myths.
The Programme is based around a work booklet that is used to guide discussion. The booklet includes useful information that the young people are encouraged to digest in their own time, including definitions of common sexual offences and the consequences for victims and perpetrators.
Content: 1 hour workshops x 10 weeks, and one work booklet per young person provided.
CHALLENGING & IDENTIFYING NEGATIVE BEHAVIOUR PROGRAMME
A behaviour programme designed to enable young people to identify their current behaviours and understand how these affect their everyday lives. A focus on building their core principles of self, such as identity, heritage, stereotypical perceptions, playing the role of their label, confidence and self-esteem. The programme is designed to challenge young people’s thoughts and promote respect towards others, whilst appreciating the need for boundaries and rules within their lives.
The Programme is designed to raise awareness and support young people to identify the negative behaviours that they display. Young people are encouraged to use self-analysis to recognise how others perceive their behaviours. A safe environment where honesty is promoted, an environment that focuses on how to maintain or return back to mainstream schooling. The programme allows young people to explore the feeling of being excluded from a setting/school and how this may limit their future achievements.
Content: 1 hour workshops x 6 weeks, and one work booklet per young person provided.
ANTI-CRIME BEHAVIOUR PROGRAMME
A behaviour programme designed to explore criminal behaviours and raise awareness of the short and long term consequences.
The Programme is designed to allow young people to openly discuss issues that may cause them to enter into unhealthy lifestyles. It raises awareness of common offences and cycles of abuse; for example domestic abuse and anti-social behaviour. Young people are also informed about grooming and sexual exploitation; how it may come about and the signs of an unhealthy or dangerous situation.
Includes: 1 hour workshops for 6 weeks, and one work booklet per young person provided.